Review: could Vitamin d cause Spinal stenosis?
Summary: Spinal stenosis could be caused by Vitamin d, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Hydrochlorothiazide, and have High blood pressure.
We study 1,922 people who have side effects while taking Vitamin d from FDA and social media. Among them, 4 have Spinal stenosis. Find out below who they are, when they have Spinal stenosis and more.
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On Apr, 10, 2014: 2,147 people reported to have side effects when taking Vitamin d. Among them, 4 people (0.19%) have Spinal Stenosis. They amount to 0.28% of all the 1,412 people who have Spinal Stenosis on eHealthMe.
Time on Vitamin d when people have Spinal stenosis * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Spinal stenosis||0.00%||50.00%||0.00%||25.00%||0.00%||25.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Spinal stenosis when taking Vitamin d * :
|Spinal stenosis||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||25.00%||75.00% |
Severity of Spinal stenosis when taking Vitamin d ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Spinal stenosis||0.00%||75.00%||25.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Spinal stenosis ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Spinal stenosis||0.00%||25.00%||75.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- High blood pressure (3 people, 75.00%)
- Osteoporosis (2 people, 50.00%)
- High blood cholesterol (2 people, 50.00%)
- Glaucoma (1 people, 25.00%)
- Hypothyroidism (1 people, 25.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Hydrochlorothiazide (2 people, 50.00%)
- Toprol-xl (2 people, 50.00%)
- Benicar (1 people, 25.00%)
- Synthroid (1 people, 25.00%)
- Azopt (1 people, 25.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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